Grand Traverse County 4-H

''Contact 4-H for more info!

  • Facebook: GrandTraverseCounty4H
  • Phone: 231-922-4825
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

What is 4-H?

  • It’s building a robot.
  • It’s cool crafts.
  • It’s creating and marketing your own business.
  • It’s discovering your inner scientist.
  • It’s feeding the calf you’re raising for the first time.
  • It’s fishing and testing the lake’s water quality.
  • It’s gardening and plant science.
  • It’s hiking and climbing rocks.
  • It’s learning how to play chess.
  • It’s using a GPS to create a community map.
  • It’s wearing something you made, using something you built and eating something you cooked.
  • It’s whatever topic you want to explore.
  • And most of all… it’s FUN!

What does 4-H offer?

  • For kids, 4-H offers fun learning opportunities through 4-H clubs, afterschool programs, and local, state and international events and activities.
  • For older teens, 4-H offers opportunities to set goals, develop strategies to reach those goals and take leadership for sharing their skills, knowledge and talents to make their communities stronger.
  • For adults, 4-H offers research-based support and training in age-appropriate learning methods and materials to help plan activities and projects for and with young people in safe, nurturing environments.

Grand Traverse Open 4-H Club

Grand Traverse Open 4-H Club list (2017)

Michigan 4-H Events

All Michigan 4-H events can be found on the Michigan State University Extension website.

4-H Online

Visit the 4-H online portal

Online Step-By-Step Re-enrollment

Online 4-H New Family Guide

New Volunteer Paperwork

The Volunteer Selection Process includes an application, national and state background checks, references, an interview and online modules. There is no charge to you as a volunteer for these background checks or the process. Your first step is to download the application HERE and follow the steps outlined in the welcome letter. 

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